Man Arrested in Ricin Case Targeting Obama

James Everett Dutschke was apprehended early Saturday morning in Mississippi.

James Everett Dutschke in April 2013 (CBS News)
James Everett Dutschke in April 2013 (CBS News)

Authorities arrested 41-year-old James Everett Dutschke in connection to the ricin-laced mail to President Obama, reports NBC News.

A Tupelo, Miss. man has been arrested in connection with the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and a U.S. senator, police said Saturday.

Everett Dutschke was arrested in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday morning by federal agents, NBC News affiliate WTVA reported. Investigators searched Dutschke’s home on Tuesday.

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